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Psychiatry Update 2018

Jointly provided by Global Medical Education and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. 

The GME Psychiatry Update series of 10 meetings will highlight the latest advances in diagnostic and therapeutic issues in psychiatric patients. This meeting offers up to 6 hours of CME/CE credits.

Please note, as these are local one-day meetings, we do not offer discounted room rates at the meeting hotels.  In addition, as the same content is presented in each city, you may only claim CME/CE credit for one meeting from this series. 


Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Medical Education. 

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Neurocrine Biosciences, Shire, and Sunovion.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psychologists, and other healthcare providers engaged in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders.


Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

• Discuss the diagnosis and management of TD in psychiatric patients.

• Discuss the unmet needs in Adult ADHD and psychiatric comorbidity

• Describe the use of digital tools to diagnose and manage mood disorders

• Encourage the use of evidence based treatments for treatment resistant mood and anxiety disorders

• Discuss the role of ketamine to treat psychiatric disorders including the side effects and concerns

• Individualize treatment choices, giving consideration to efficacy, safety, long-term data, and unique patient characteristics.

• Formulate appropriate treatment regimens considering the emergence of new investigative agents.


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Medical Education.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Continuing Pharmacy Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 6.0 contact hour(s) (0.50 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

(Universal Activity Number – JA4008162-9999-18-332-L01-P)


Type of Activity: Application 


Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.0 contact hours.

Designted for 3.0 contact hours of pharmacotherapy crefit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses. 


California Board of Registered Nursing

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 6.0 contact hours.


Continuing Psychology Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  PIM maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This program offers 6.0 continuing education credits for psychologists.


Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.


Americans with Disabilities Act 

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact [email protected] prior to the live event.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you within three weeks.

For Pharmacists: Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to CPE Monitor as required.  Upon receipt of the completed activity evaluation form, you will receive an email from [email protected] within 3 weeks with a link and directions to submit your credit to the NABP CPE Monitor Service. 

Program Agenda

7:30 - 8:15 AM: Registration and Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30 AM: Opening Remarks

8:30 - 9:30 AM: Controversies in Mood Disorders

9:30 - 10:30 AM: Meeting the Unmet Needs in Adult ADHD

10:30 - 11:30 AM: Innovative Treatments for Tardive Dyskinesia  

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 PM: Ketamine for Psychiatric Illness: Its Time Has Come

2:00 – 3:00 PM: Comorbidity of Adult ADHD in Psychiatric Patients: Are We Missing It? 

3:00 – 4:00 PM:  Digital Tools in Psychiatry: What You Should Know

*tentative agenda, subject to change

Faculty Members Scheduled to Attend

Andrew Cutler, MD
Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida
Oliver Freudenreich, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
David Goodman, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Sanjay Gupta, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
SUNY Buffalo
Dan Iosifescu, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
Prakash Masand, MD
Chairman and CEO, Global Medical Education
Adjunct Professor, Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School
Sanjay J. Mathew, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
Greg Mattingly, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
Joseph P. McEvoy, MD
Case Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
Augusta University Health
Roger S. McIntyre, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
University of Toronto
Jonathan Meyer, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego
Jeffrey Newcorn, MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai
Steven Pliszka, MD
Dielmann Distinguish Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Anthony Rostain, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
Martha Sajatovic, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Thomas L. Schwartz, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Adult Psychiatric Clinical Services, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor and the Director of the Depression Research Program at the UTHealth Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
John Torous, MD
Co-director, Digital Psychiatry Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Locations and Dates

JW Marriott Houston
5150 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018
JW Marriott LA Live
900 W Olympic Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA
Harvard Club of New York
*Please note - business casual attire required. No jeans, sneakers or athletic wear allowed.
35 West 44th Street
New York, NY
JW Marriott Washington, D.C.
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C.
Renaissance Chicago Downtown
1 W Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
4200 City Ave
Philadelphia, PA
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
3405 Lenox Road NE
Atlanta, GA
JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn
5402 E Lincoln Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
JW Marriott Miami
1109 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL
Boston Marriott Copley Place
Salon G
110 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

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